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Jason Pominville lifts Wild to 4-3 SO win over Jets

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Jason Pominville scored the only goal of the shootout to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Minnesota took a 2-0 lead into the locker room after 20 minutes on goals Carson McMillan and Charlie Coyle. New Wild defenseman Keith Ballard assisted on both. Winnipeg (1-2-2) stormed back with second-period goals by Eric...
Via Fox Sports North
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild re-sign forwards Justin Fontaine, Carson McMillan

ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Wild announced Thursday that forwards Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan have been re-signed to one-year, two-way contracts. Fontaine, 25, led the Houston Aeros with 56 points last season in American Hockey League action. He also added 10 power-play goals with a 10 rating. Fontaine also led all Aeros skaters with eight points in five playoff games. The...
Via Fox Sports North
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild qualify 5 restricted FAs including Spurgeon

The Wild have made qualifying offers to five restricted free agents: defensemen Jared Spurgeon, Tyler Cuma and Kyle Medvec, and right wings Justin Fontaine and Carson McMillan. The move to retain their rights was made Tuesday. Minnesota did not make a qualifying offer to forwards Joel Broda or Benn Ferriero, making them free agents when the NHL market opens Friday. Ferriero was...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Wild Call Up Winger Carson McMillan, Defenseman Mathew Dumba

The Minnesota Wild have called up Carson McMillan and Mathew Dumba from their minor league affiliate due to Houston being knocked out of the AHL playoffs. Both will play a role on the practice squad. The post Minnesota Wild Call Up Winger Carson McMillan, Defenseman Mathew Dumba appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.
Via FF Locker Room
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild call up McMillian from Houston

The Minnesota Wild have called up Carson McMillan from the Houston Aeros, general manager Chuck Fletcher announced Friday. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound forward has scored 18 points while recording a plus-4 rating in 64 games with the Aeros and is currently tied for third in the AHL scoring three shorthanded goals. The 24-year-old native of Manitoba made his NHL debut with the Wild in...
Via Fox Sports North
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota's good fortunes this summer yields high hopes for the Houston Aeros

I am not going to lie and say hockey is at the top of my mind all of the time at this time of year.  Perhaps it has something to do with the fact I am studying a football playbook which is a sign the start of the season is a little less than a week away, or maybe its the fact my eyes are glued to the television as I watch Team USA battle through the London Olympics.  I absolutely...
Via State of Hockey News
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Aeros bounce back

Stephanie Joplin Tabbah Special to FOXSportsHouston.com HOUSTON - Needing a win to help their playoff chances, the Aeros veterans hustled in Saturday nights game versus the Peoria Rivermen. Houston fought hard to pull off the 4-2 win, despite the lack of power play for the first time at home in franchise history. Entering the game, the Rivermen held fifth position in the Western...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild recall Almond and Taffe from Houston

SAINT PAUL, Minn. The Minnesota Wild on Wednesday recalled forwards Cody Almond and Jeff Taffe from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. The team also reassigned forward Kris Foucault to the Aeros and placed Carson McMillan on injured reserve. Almond, 22, has one goal in eight games with Minnesota this season. Taffe, 30, has two assists in three games with the Wild...
Via Fox Sports North
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

McMillan snaps tie, Wild's winless road streak

Carson McMillan broke a tie midway through the third period after stealing the puck at center ice and Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 shots as the Minnesota Wild broke out of their road funk with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Via ESPN
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Avalanche play flat in playoff atmosphere, lose 3-2 to Wild

NOTE: The Denver Post’s email and entire publishing system is down, but not our friendly All Things Avalanche blog. The following game story will be updated with quotes over the next hour, so please check back in. By Mike Chambers The Denver Post On Dec. 26, the Avalanche snapped a nine-game road losing streak with a victory over the Wild in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday night, Minnesota...
Via All Things Avs
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild 3, Avalanche 2

Carson McMillan broke a tie midway through the third period after stealing the puck at center ice and Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 shots as the Minnesota Wild broke out of their road funk with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night. Justin Falk scored his first NHL goal and Dany Heatley added another for the Wild, who halted an 11-game winless streak away home...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild halt 11-game road losing streak (AP)

Carson McMillan broke a tie midway through the third period after stealing the puck at center ice and Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 shots as the Minnesota Wild broke out of their road funk with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night. Justin Falk scored his first NHL goal and Dany Heatley added another for the Wild, who halted an 11-game winless streak away home.
Via Yahoo! Sports
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild break out of road funk with 3-2 win over Avs

Carson McMillan broke a tie midway through the third period after stealing the puck at center ice and Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 shots as the Minnesota Wild broke out of their road funk with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Via Miami Herald
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild break out of road funk with 3-2 win over Avs

Carson McMillan broke a tie midway through the third period after stealing the puck at center ice and Niklas Backstrom stopped 24 shots as the Minnesota Wild broke out of their road funk with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night.
Via Sign on San Diego
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild beat Avs, leap over Colorado in standings

DENVER (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild found the Mile High City to be the remedy for their road woes. That's hardly a surprise since Pepsi Center has traditionally been sort of a home away from home for Minnesota. Carson McMillan broke a tie midway through the third period after stealing the puck at center ice, helping the Wild break out of their road funk with a 3-2 victory over...
Via Fox Sports North
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Carson McMillan ends the Wild's 11-game road losing streak with huge 3-2 road win over Colorado

There is an old adage is that when at a neighbor's house you avoid talking about two things, religion and politics which really is a recognition just how divisive and potentially heated those subjects can be even in a simple conversation.  Consider the major political event of this event of this evening, the President of the United States' annual State of the Union address...
Via State of Hockey News
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild will need to be physical to beat Philly

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Gritty. Hard Working. Physical. Sacrificing the body. Those are some words that described Minnesota's gutsy efforts Saturday in a 3-2 shootout loss to St. Louis. The Wild blocked 29 shots, won battles in the corners, instigated physical play and competed on every level with a very tough Blues team. Defenseman Justin Falk set the tone early in the first...
Via Fox Sports North
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Wild will need to be physical to beat Philly

TUESDAY'S STORY LINE: Gritty. Hard Working. Physical. Sacrificing the body. Those are some words that described Minnesota's gutsy efforts Saturday in a 3-2 shootout loss to St. Louis. The Wild blocked 29 shots, won battles in the corners, instigated physical play and competed on every level with a very tough Blues team. Defenseman Justin Falk set the tone early in the first...
Via Fox Sports North
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss

With Koivu on IR, Wild recalls McMillan

SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the NHL club has recalled forward Carson McMillan from the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) and reassigned goaltender Matt Hackett to Houston. The team also placed C Mikko Koivu on Injured Reserve. McMillan, 23, has recorded eight points (3-5=8), 19 penalty minutes (PIM) and a plus...
Via Fox Sports North
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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